Get back to the old design

20 Francs

20 Francs -  obverse20 Francs -  reverse

© Jérémy Pureur

Features

Country Belgium
King Baudouin I (1951-1993)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1964
Value 20 Francs (20 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 118 × 59 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 138
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Portrait of King Baudouin / Boudewijn, the fifth King of the Belgians who ruled Belgium from 1951 to 1993.

Lettering:
ROYAUME
DE BELGIQUE
TRESORERIE
VINGT
FRANCS
15.06.64
LE DIRECTEUR GENERAL
DE LA TRESORERIE
LA LOI PUNIT LE CONTREFACTEUR

Translation:
Kingdom of Belgium
Treasury
Twenty Francs
The General Director of the Treasury
The law punishes the counterfeiter

Reverse

The Atomium, a famous sculpture in the center of Brussels, the Belgian capital.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIE
THESAURIE
TWINTIG
FRANK
DE DIRECTEUR-GENERAAL
DER THESAURIE
DE NAMAKER WORDT DOOR DE WET GESTRAFT

Translation:
Kingdom of Belgium
Treasury
Twenty Francs
The General Director of the Treasury
The law punishes the counterfeiter

Watermark

King Baudouin I

20 Francs -  obverse

© Andy289

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1964  570,000,000 0.52 1.09 69% P#138a.1; Signature: Marcel d'Haeze
1964  70,000,000 20% P#138a.2; Signature: Maurice Esselens
1964  150,000,000 35% P#138a.3; Signature: Emiel Kestens

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this banknote

Members from this site want to exchange it: el182592, ribuoj, max1812, berekin, fvaken, ExcelsiorCoin, Mitroipa, CLERETH, ryerye, isamar, adam789MidSA999, TheArtOfCoins, Nefer, PD-coins, Pépinus, robertmx, scorpion36, Nacean, Hein Jan, hyac50, RAM1500, jmd, serdjod, Loïc, lringoet, batirrol78, Tougne, cactusain, tony164, deficente, lulu17, gregory41, mesaleja, zoelles, liege_numismatique, Pierrior, hilsjo1, lanotte, smiver, vasyli, Jojo54000, Newtony, Barlasov, MSSridhar, jrealb, Crapgamer, art999art, popo6943

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×48)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Dutch
Feedback: none
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×250)
Country: Croatia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch German
Feedback: none
Country: Belgium
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×104)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English Romanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×253)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×266)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×32)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: none
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×119)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×74)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×201)
Country: Australia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×177)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English Chinese French Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: Italy
Languages : English German French Italian Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×101)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×98)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×152)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×101)
Country: Croatia
Languages : English Croatian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×145)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English German French Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×28)
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×284)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×50)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English Croatian Italian Slovenian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×40)
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×499)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×417)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×351)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×85)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×113)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×105)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×142)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×98)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: none
Country: Belgium
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×223)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew Russian
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×46)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×110)
Country: France
Languages : French English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×67)
Country: France
Languages : French English

» See the details of the banknotes available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 21 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy banknotes from Belgium

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales